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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that happened just before 6 p.m. Friday, September 1st on State Route 3, Wooster Road, in Brown Township.

Sonja E. Walters, 63, of Wooster was driving a 2015 Buick Encore northeast bound on State Route 3 at milepost 27 near Daniels Road. According to news release from the patrol, Walters drove left of center, lost control, struck an embankment and overturned. She was not wearing her seatbelt and speed is a factor in the crash.

Personnel from the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District and the Knox County coroner were on scene and assisted with the crash investigation.

The crash remains under investigation by the Mount Gilead Highway Patrol Post.

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